CHICAGO – Six U.S. states They reported an increase in daily records of the deaths of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to analysis, as infections are rising in the Midwest and elsewhere, causing new outbreaks in residents, schools and businesses.
The deaths caused by COVID-19 hit daily records in Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Kansas, Hawaii and Wisconsin, found. Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, Colorado and Ohio reported daily recordings of new diseases, indicating the number.
Number of patients in U.S. hospitals The virus has reached 40,000 for the first time since August Wednesday, according to the analysis.
“People, please stay home,” Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers said in a statement Wednesday. “Help us protect our communities from this highly contagious virus and avoid further complications in our hospitals.”
Evers said a week-long field hospital in Milwaukee town had welcomed its first patient.
Wisconsin is the most important battleground in the November 3 election between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden.
The coronavirus has killed more than 221,000 people in the United States and killed millions of people. Opinion polls suggest that Trump’s administration of the epidemic has damaged his hopes of being re-elected.
In Illinois, 66 people died as a result of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the highest number in a single day since June.
In Kansas, where the death toll rose to 80 on Wednesday, Governor Laura Kelly said the epidemic was putting pressure on hospitals and that all 62 people living in a Norton County nursing home had contracted the virus. Ten died.
“The brutal death in Norton is a reminder that COVID-19 is a serious threat to all Kans,” Kelly told a news conference this afternoon.
Nationally, cases have been on the rise for five weeks, rising to 60,000 on average over the past seven days from a recent low of 35,000 a day in mid-September.
The increase in the number of new diseases is in part indicating the strengthening of testing in many provinces, which has provided a more accurate picture of the spread of the virus.
The United States has estimated 734 daily coronavirus deaths over the past seven days, far below the 2,333 average in April.
Individual recent outbreaks have worsened in the Midwest, where daily censuses hit a record on Monday with more than 27,000 new cases reported.
Midwest hospitals rose to 10,830 on Tuesday, setting a record high for the fifth day in a row and raised fears that medical facilities could be as frustrated as in the first months of the U.S. epidemic. Northeast.
Outside the Midwest, health officials tried to prevent a minor outbreak.
Boston officials have announced that public school students will switch to distance learning due to an increase in infection rates in a city hit hard during the spring.
The Boston school program, which serves more than 55,000 students from kindergarten to grade 12, has allowed some of the most demanding students to return to class on October 1 after starting school far away on September 21st.
Massachusetts has averaged more than 700 new cases a day over the past seven days, the highest of seven days since the end of May, according to analysis.
But only 1% of the tests returned with the disease, one of the lowest in the country. The divergence suggests that the state is catching new outbreaks quickly, keeping the number of diseases under control.
School districts throughout the United States have been facing reopening programs during the coronavirus epidemic.
In New York City, home to the largest public school system, officials ordered some schools to return to remote learning earlier this month after a series of infections in several locations.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has reduced the number of restrictions imposed on other segments of the Queens metropolitan area, saying the outbreak has subsided. The move has allowed schools in those areas to be reopened but severely tested weekly.
New York has been at the forefront of the epidemic and has seen more deaths from COVID-19 than any other U.S. government, with more than 33,000 since Wednesday.
In Los Angeles, the second-largest school in the country, schools are closed to private students.